SHOOTERS KILL TWO MEN IN VAN NUYS, N. HOLLYWOOD.
Byline: - Jason Kandel
Police sought the assailants Tuesday who shot and killed two men in separate incidents on San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley
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``I'm disappointed,'' said LAPD 1. LAPD - Link Access Procedure on the D channel.
2. LAPD - Los Angeles Police Department. Deputy Chief Ronald Bergmann. ``We're going to do everything we can to solve these. Hopefully, the perpetrators will be going to jail in the next couple of days.''
The first incident occurred at 8:30 p.m. Monday in North Hollywood when a 28-year-old man was shot to death while walking with a friend in the 12000 block of Vanowen Street, police said.
The men had been walking home from a liquor store when the victim was shot. Police found his body in the street.
The man's friend apparently disappeared after the shooting, and police were trying to find him for questioning.
``We don't believe he's a suspect,'' said Detective Andy Allegria. ``Witnesses don't put the guy there (shooting) his friend. They say they saw others chasing the victim, maybe.''
Witnesses said they heard four to five gunshots. No casings Ca´sings
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Pistol with a revolving cylinder that provides multishot action. Some early versions, known as pepperboxes, had several barrels, but as early as the 17th century pistols were being made with a revolving chamber to .
``It occurred in a gang area, but we can't say it's a gang crime,'' said LAPD Detective Mike Coffey. ``We don't have enough information. I guarantee someone out there saw what happened, but we haven't met them yet.''
Detectives canvassed the neighborhood, while bike teams and gang-control officers searched for clues and witnesses through the night.
The victim's name was withheld pending notification of his family.
At 11:30 p.m. Monday in Van Nuys, residents in the 7300 block of Woodman Avenue called police after hearing gunfire, but patrol officers couldn't find any evidence of a crime, said LAPD Detective Al Aldaz.
But about 90 minutes later, a motorist discovered the body of John Erik Dannenberg, 36, lying in a gutter In typography, the space between two columns. in the same neighborhood. He had been shot multiple times, said LAPD Detective Vince Neglia.